FORT CROOK ELEMENTARY
Location: 12501 S. 25th Street
Grades Served: PK-6
History: On July 21, 1888, President Grover Cleveland signed a bill to purchase land to build an Army installation just south of Bellevue. On May 3, 1891, President Harrison signed an appropriation bill for construction and directed that the new fort be named after Major General George C. Crook. The first Fort Crook School opened in 1898, when the army located at Fort Crook and provided classes for the children of military personnel. After 63 years of service, the first Fort Crook School was sold. The Bellevue Public Schools kept the Fort Crook name alive when it opened Fort Crook Elementary School on federal land in 1963.
School Mascot: Fort Crook Falcons
School Colors: Royal Blue and White
School Purpose: To ensure that all students acquire the knowledge, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills necessary to be productive and contributing citizens.
Principal: Ms. Meredith Petit
- Replace/Repair Old Roofing
- Upgrades to HVAC System
- Update Fire Alarm System
- Upgrades to Staff and Student Technology
- Upgrades for Safety and Security